Bree definition

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(scot.) Thin, watery soup; broth.
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The definition of a bree is a Scottish term for a watery soup or broth.

An example of a bree is a simple soup given to a beggar who asks to be fed.

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(obsolete) The eyebrow.
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(obsolete) The eyelid.
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(obsolete except Scotland) Broth.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
bree
Plural:
brees

Origin of bree

  • From Old English brǣw, brēaw, from Proto-Germanic *brēw-. Cognate with Dutch (wenk)brauw, German Braue. Apparently not related to brow.

    From Wiktionary

  • Origin uncertain.

    From Wiktionary